John Gake

Brief Life History of John

John Gake was born on 3 August 1861, in Illinois, United States. He married Sarah Phebe Ann Briggs on 8 March 1899, in Seward, Seward, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Township E, Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1920. He died on 3 August 1926, in Ogallala, Keith, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Ogallala Cemetery, Ogallala, Keith, Nebraska, United States.

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John Gake
Sarah Phebe Ann Briggs
Marriage: 8 March 1899
Mabel Alvord Gake
Walter S Gake
Myrtle Leona Gake

Sources (6)

  • John Gakey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Gake, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Gake in entry for Walter S Gake and Marchen M Dinkelman, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: 1868: Nebraska, United States 1873: Keith, Nebraska, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hack 6.

North German: variant of Haack .

Dutch and North German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hac(c)o, a short form of a compound name beginning with the element hag ‘hedge, enclosure’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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